Chinese black lacquered 4 panel hinged, footed screen, depicting courtesans in a garden scene, fitted with various semi-precious stones and materials ( carnelian, jade, etc.); the back decorated with birds on prunus boughs. 12 in. W x 38.25 in. H, each panel.
China Trade hand painted ostrich feather fan featuring trailing floral decoration with butterflies, the spoke of mother-of-pearl, collected by a brass holder; a custom gold leaf frame, behind glass. Canton, c. 1850. 24 in. W x 16 in.
Chinese 19th c. hand carved green quartz lamp, over custom carved hardwood stand, on old French bronze mounting, electrified (including an interior light), with vintage silk shade and jade finial. china, c. 1880. 26 in. H x 11 in. W (overall)
Chinese 19th c.rice paper painting of chrysanthemum (the royal flower), prunus, etc., in archaic-style octagonal vase, boardered by antique lace, custom mounted and gilt framed, c. 1850. 21.50 in. H x 19 in. W
Antique pair of matching Chinese chinoiserie rosewood arm chairs c1900. This true pair of Chinese Rosewood arm chairs are the most beautiful and well made of this design and period we have ever seen. The solid rosewood stock is strong and all the joints are mortised. The legs,frame and braces were all hand carved. The two back splats are hand painted and have a relief design depicting a man and a woman facing one another. Each chair measures 36 and one half inches to the top of its back,23 inches wide out side at the widest point,19 inches high to the seat,18 inches deep inside,20 and one half inches wide inside and 26 and one half inches to the top of their arms. Original hand needlepoint seats. This item is on display in our gallery at OLD SAYBROOK ANTIQUES CENTER and can be seen by visiting 756 MIDDLESEX AVE OLD SAYBROOK, CT 06475. Open Daily 10am-4pm www.OldSaybrookAntiquesCenter.com